In loving memory of Berkeley High School girls volleyball coach James Manuel. His exuberance, passion, and generosity lives on within his family, his teams, his colleagues, and all those he connected with.
“Having a teen coach brings a different insight and energy to the game. … It feels like a very lively and collaborative process,” shared Kai Kai Spencer, a senior in Berkeley International High School at Berkeley High School.
Carol Christ Carol Christ joined the University of California Berkeley faculty in 1970. She was a teacher and an administrator until 2002, when she became the president of Smith College in North Hampton, Massachusetts.
For many Berkeley residents, Bay Area Rapid Transit and the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District have been staples. BART has provided transportation for nearly fifty years, while AC Transit has been in action for over sixty years.
For many teenagers, finding confidence with one’s body can be deeply difficult. An environment like high school certainly feeds this problem, as students are surrounded by peers to which they constantly compare themselves.
With the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sports, student-athletes worldwide have had to sacrifice their sports seasons. Although there is no doubt that students everywhere are feeling sad and disappointed in how the school year has turned out, the loss of a high school or college sports season on top of that is
Many student-athletes at Berkeley High School have been grappling with the unprecedented effects of the pandemic on their athletic routines. Over the past few weeks, the additional obstacle of smoke and poor air quality meant activities had to be kept inside; without access to team-workout space or the outdoors, BHS athletes were forced to
As the start of the 2020-21 school year approached, many students at Berkeley High School were faced with the realization that their fall sports seasons would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For most high schoolers, junior year is one of fabled difficulty. Juniors typically suffer through multiple Advanced Placement classes, the SAT/ACT, sports, extracurriculars, and the general anxiety of a “make or break” year.